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    With Burton's Preface and Notes

    [Richard Burton, editor.] Randolph B. Marcy. The Prairie Traveller, a Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions. London: Trübner and Co., 1863.

    First edition edited by Burton and with his preface and notes (and new title-page). Octavo. xvi, 251 pages. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Folding map.

    Three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, double gilt rules on covers, spine elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in six compartments with five raised bands. Top edge gilt. Stamp-signed by Root & Son on the verso of the front free endpapers. Marbled endpapers. Very good.

    Graff, 2677. Howes M279. Penzer, 69. Sabin, 44515.


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